Seniors prepare for Summer Provincial Games
Alberta 55 vlus is sponsoring the Calgary 55 vlus Summer vrovincial Games from August BK - BF at a variety of venues throughout Calgary. Individuals will participate in Track and Dield, Slo-pitch, Tennis, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Cycling, Badminton, vickleball, Golf, Horseshoes and 5 vin Bowling.
Drumheller will be well represented with a total of BF participants in 5 sports. ) ver ;KK participants are expected to attend, with opening ceremonies and banquet on, Thursday August BK.
Iedallists from these games will qualify for the Alberta team going to the Canada Games in August FKB4 in @ew Brunswick.
The last summer games were held in Strathmore, Alberta in FKB5 and there were Drumheller participants in three sports. This year, ; of the B4 member bowling team are from Drumheller, vhil Wade is playing slo-pitch, Ron Bell is competing in golf and Jim Iillman will compete in cycling - both the recreational BK km and the 4K km road race.
Bowling members include Remie DeDoor in the men’s scratch division, a 55 plus team made up of Iike and Barb Barker, 3inda Traquair and Daryl Saboe and a ThK plus team - Wendy Sisson, Sandra Irwin, Ron jeats and Richard @odder.
The Drumheller participants are part of Zone F - Big Country Seniors Sports Society which stretches from Banff to Hanna. The Zone will send over B;K participants to the Games and will have representatives in all sports.
Dollowing the Calgary Summer vrovincial Games in August, members will focus on preparing for the fall games to be held in High vrairie on September B4 - B6,
Currently four individuals have qualified for floor shuffleboard and two individuals will represent the Zone in cribbage. The Craft competition will occur on August B4 and B;,.
Watch for the results these competitions. of